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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce company
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. The company has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world", as well as the world's most valuable brand.

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Amazon Will Hire 100,000 Seasonal Workers [Video]

Amazon Will Hire 100,000 Seasonal Workers

On Tuesday, Amazon announced Tuesday that it's hiring 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of the holidays. The company said it's looking for workers across experience and skill levels to help pack and ship..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published
Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors [Video]

Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application. The tech giant's cloud gaming services differs from..

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Indigenous Amazonians fighting for lives say battle for rainforest involves whole world [Video]

Indigenous Amazonians fighting for lives say battle for rainforest involves whole world

Many indigenous people to the Amazon are fighting for their lives as their home, the rainforest, is destroyed. They say that the battle to save it involves the whole international community, not just..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:22Published
Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News [Video]

Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News

CBS aired clips of both Trump and Biden's upcoming '60 Minutes' interviews, and then Trump delivered on his promise and posted the full interview video to Facebook. Also is a pro-Trump documentary..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 03:47Published
Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News [Video]

Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News

With less than two weeks to go before the election, the distributor of a pro-Trump documentary claims the film is being muzzled by Amazon and Facebook.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 02:11Published
Kendall and Kylie Jenner drop new clothing collection on Amazon [Video]

Kendall and Kylie Jenner drop new clothing collection on Amazon

Kendall Jenner and younger sister Kylie have released their new clothing collection on Amazon.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Daily Punch - Pearl V Puri's father passes away, Shahid Kapoor signed a multi-film Rs. 60 crore deal with Amazon Prime [Video]

Daily Punch - Pearl V Puri's father passes away, Shahid Kapoor signed a multi-film Rs. 60 crore deal with Amazon Prime

After much speculation around Shahid Kapoor's next project, he has finally signed a multi-film deal with Amazon Prime worth Rs. 60 crores. Veteran Singer, Udit Narayan's son, Aditya reveals he's only..

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'Coming to America' Sequel Headed to Amazon | THR News [Video]

'Coming to America' Sequel Headed to Amazon | THR News

The movie, which was set for a mid-December theatrical release, will see Eddie Murphy return as Prince Akeem.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:16Published
European trade unions accuse Amazon of spying on workers [Video]

European trade unions accuse Amazon of spying on workers

Delivery supergiant Amazon is being accused of spying on its workers by European trade unions, after a job advert it posted said it was looking for two "intelligence analysts".

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:50Published
Prime Day 2020 isn't the only option for the best online deals with several retailers offering sales [Video]

Prime Day 2020 isn't the only option for the best online deals with several retailers offering sales

Amazon's 'Prime Day' 2020 is expected to offer massive deals on thousands of items, including electronics, home goods, fitness equipment, kitchen appliances and much more. However, it's not the only..

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Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Starts Today [Video]

Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Starts Today

The 48 hour event takes place on October 13th and 14th

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Apple and Amazon drive Wall Street rally [Video]

Apple and Amazon drive Wall Street rally

Stocks jumped on Monday led by high-flying tech names Apple and Amazon. Investors were also upbeat on vaccine progress and stimulus talks. Conway G. Gittens has the action.

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Facebook's portal TV device gets Netflix app [Video]

Facebook's portal TV device gets Netflix app

Facebook's Portal TV, the screen-less camera device which gets plugged into a big screen is all set to treat users with the experience of streamer Netflix. According to The Verge, Facebook made the big..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:11Published
House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint [Video]

House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint

The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee's findings on abuse of market power by four large tech companies took Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet's Google to task in a scathing..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:58Published
Amazon Says Nearly 20,000 of Its Workers Got Coronavirus [Video]

Amazon Says Nearly 20,000 of Its Workers Got Coronavirus

The online retail giant announced on Thursday that 19,816 of its US employees have tested positive for coronavirus.

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Amazon reveals 19,000 frontline workers had COVID-19 [Video]

Amazon reveals 19,000 frontline workers had COVID-19

Amazon.com revealed more than 19,000 of its U.S. frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year, or 1.44% of the total, a disclosure sought by labor advocates who have criticized the COVID-19..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published
'The Boys,' 'Mulan' Make Streaming Top 10 | THR News [Video]

'The Boys,' 'Mulan' Make Streaming Top 10 | THR News

Amazon's series 'The Boys,' from Sony Pictures TV, and Disney+'s movie 'Mulan' made the top 10 for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6 (both debuted Sept. 4).

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:39Published
How To Sign Up For Amazon Prime [Video]

How To Sign Up For Amazon Prime

How To Sign Up For Amazon Prime

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Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Dates Announced [Video]

Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Dates Announced

The 48 hour event will take place on October 13th and 14th.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:56Published

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Michael Blackson's Bummed 'Coming To America 2' Won't Be In Theaters

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Amazon Says More Than 19,000 Employees Contracted Coronavirus

Amazon is dropping some alarming stats and, in case you were wondering, life on the frontlines ain't easy for their employees ... nearly 20,000 of whom they believe caught COVID-19. The shipping giant..
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'Bosch' Star John Marshall Jones Puts Out Fire, Nabs Alleged Arsonist

Cops are calling John Marshall Jones a hero ... not only for rushing out of his house in his underwear to douse a fire, but for chasing down the alleged arsonist behind the blaze. John, who played..
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7 Indian-Americans on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest people in US: All you need to know

7 Indian-Americans have featured in Forbes' list of 400 richest people in the US. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has once again topped the list, with a net worth of USD 179 billion.
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PM Modi pitches India as ‘trusted’ business partner at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum

Making a strong pitch for India being a “trusted” economic partner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited US businesses to “join India’s journey” out of the pandemic. India had..
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Amazon Yanks Misogynistic Shirts Attacking Kamala Harris, 'Joe & the Hoe'

Kamala Harris is the subject of a heinous, misogynistic attack ... this one on a t-shirt that had been hawked on Amazon until moments ago. The shirts with the phrase "Joe and the Hoe" were being sold..
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Online retail platforms' share in smartphone market increased to 43% during COVID-19 pandemic

The INR 15,000 - INR 20,000 price band contributed the most and reached its highest ever share on Amazon.
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Amazon Selling U.K. Leather Shoes with N-Word Used to Describe Color

Amazon has pulled the item, telling us, "All sellers must follow our selling guidelines and those who do not will be subject to action including potential removal of their account. The product in..
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Central Adoption Authority asks Amazon India to remove merchandise that mocks adoption in garb of sibling satire


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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

The Gandhinagar resident is part of a growing tribe of highly skilled programmers who can scan codes to detect vulnerabilities. Nikhil Srivastava, an Ahmedabad-based cyber security expert and mentor,..
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Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no..
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EU ready to go it alone on taxation of digital firms

The European Union is ready to go it alone with taxing digital services of firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple if there is no global deal on such a tax this year, European Economic..
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Kayapó chief Payakan dies from COVID-19, led protest against Amazon dam

Brazil's indigenous people lost one of their pioneering leaders to COVID-19 on Wednesday with the death of Paulinho Payakan, a Kayapó chief who led protests against the Belo Monte hydro-electric dam..
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Exclusive: Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Bharti Airtel: sources

Amazon.com is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $2 billion in mobile operator Bharti Airtel, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, underscoring the growing..
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Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries Ltd has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com's local unit and Walmart Inc's Flipkart in..
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Amazon to hire 50,000 temp workers in India as lockdown boosts demand

Amazon.com Inc's India unit said it would hire 50,000 temporary workers to meet a surge in online shopping in the country, where customers have been stuck indoors for two months in a lockdown to fight..
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Catholic priest gives out masks in coronavirus-stricken Amazon favela

As the coronavirus has spread rapidly in the poorest parts of the Amazon's biggest city, a local priest has begun to make masks in his church and hand them out across his parish.
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Amazon taps into food delivery services in India

Amazon.com Inc is rolling out services to deliver food in India, pitting it against established players Swiggy and Zomato in a market that has seen explosive growth in the last few years.
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Amazon mayor warns of indigenous genocide as coronavirus spreads

The mayor of the largest city in the Amazon rainforest said the coronavirus pandemic is killing indigenous people and warned of a "genocide" if Brazil's right-wing government fails to protect..
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Regional health body warns of COVID-19 spread in Amazon tri-border area

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Tuesday that new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the tri-border area of the Amazon between Brazil, Colombia and Peru and threatens to infect..
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Brazilian doctors medevac indigenous COVID-19 cases to Amazon city

The novel coronavirus is spreading so fast among the indigenous people in the furthest parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest that doctors are now evacuating critical COVID-19 patients by plane to the..
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Lockdown 4.0: Amazon accepts non-essentials orders in red zones; relief for e-commerce firms under new MHA guidelines

This means that the entire range of products on online shopping sites are now open for all citizens, irrespective of them residing in red, orange, green, or buffer zones, with the sole exception of..
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Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres as pandemic closes theatres

Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's streaming service, said it will screen several new Indian films that were originally meant for theatrical release on its platform, starting later this month.
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In Amazon city, indigenous chief felled by COVID-19 buried with dance and singing

He had asked them to sing and dance at his funeral, and that is how they said goodbye to Chief Messias Kokama on Thursday.
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As deaths mount in Brazil's Amazon, official COVID-19 toll under scrutiny

The death toll from COVID-19 in the worst hit part of Brazil's remote Amazon region may be three times the official count, according to data from public notaries reviewed by Reuters, as the spread of..
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Republican donor named U.S. postmaster general

A Republican Party donor was named on Wednesday to lead the U.S. Postal Service, which President Donald Trump has criticized for not charging companies like Amazon.com more for package delivery.
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Amazon city resorts to mass graves as Brazil COVID-19 deaths soar

Deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have piled up so fast in the Amazon rainforest's biggest city that the main cemetery is burying five coffins at a time in collective graves.
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Brazil to deploy troops to protect Amazon as deforestation surges

Brazil plans to deploy its armed forces to fight deforestation and fires in the Amazon jungle, Vice President Hamilton Mourão said on Wednesday, in an effort protect the world's largest rainforest..
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Peru indigenous warn of 'ethnocide by inaction' as coronavirus hits Amazon tribes

Indigenous tribes in Peru's Amazon say the government has left them to fend for themselves against the coronavirus, risking "ethnocide by inaction," according to a letter from natives to the United..
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MHA revises E-commerce rules again, bans delivery of non-essentials during lockdown

This means that companies like Amazon, Flipkart or Snapdeal will not be able to sell goods like mobile phones, refrigerators, clothes, television sets or laptops for the duration of the COVID-19..
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Doctor working with Amazon tribe tests positive for coronavirus

A doctor working with the largest tribe in the Amazon has tested positive for the coronavirus, Brazil's Health Ministry said on Friday, ringing alarm bells that the epidemic could spread to vulnerable..
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No more HD streaming on celullar network on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, other OTT platforms

However, this only applies to cellular networks and not broadband internet, reports clarified.
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Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer

On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com Inc , touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 packages, and..
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Whole Foods' New York employee tests positive for coronavirus

A Whole Foods Market employee working at one of its grocery stores in New York City tested positive for the coronavirus and was placed in quarantine, a spokeswoman for the Amazon.com Inc-owned company..
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Coronavirus work-from-home push means long nights, employee health checks for cloud firms

Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2 p.m. call on Wednesday to do something that sounded fairly straightforward: demo three Amazon.com Inc cloud services to a new client.
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Cloud firms turn to long nights, employee health checks to survive work-from-home rush

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Google asks staff to work from home after employee in Bengaluru office tests positive for coronavirus

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NIA arrests two more people in Pulwama attack case

Waiz-ul-Islam (19) of Srinagar's Bagh-e-Mehtab locality and Mohammad Abbass Rather (32) of Hakripora village in Pulwama were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), taking the number of..
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Amazon confirms two employees in Italy have contracted coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc said late on Sunday that two employees in Milan, Italy, have contracted the coronavirus and are under quarantine.
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Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread

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Amazon tells employees to defer all non-essential travel due to coronavirus

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E-tailers must work within laws of the land: Piyush Goyal

At a time when ecommerce giants Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart are under investigation for alleged violations of the country’s competition law, Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on..
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Amazon headquarters in Madrid briefly evacuated after false bomb threat: police

The Madrid headquarters of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were temporarily evacuated on Thursday after a bomb threat which proved to be false, Spanish police said.
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Amazon Catholics pledge to press on after Pope says no to married priests

Catholic communities across the Amazon said they would keep pushing for married men to be allowed to celebrate Mass in the remote rainforest region, after a papal decision on Wednesday blocked their..
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